What does an Associate Director, Medical Sciences do?

Medical managers are administrators who plan, coordinate, and oversee the process of providing healthcare services. They are involved in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of a healthcare facility, clinic, or medical department. Their primary responsible is patient care and safety, and creating systems that support that objective. They create and implement strategic plans, manage budgets, and lead and supervise staff. They are accountable for ensuring staff and the facility are in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Medical managers typically have at least a bachelor’s degree in a business or health administration field, although an advanced degree is an asset. They have an extensive background in administrative or healthcare roles, and must be excellent project managers. These positions require familiarity with healthcare laws and regulations.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.7 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.8 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Associate Director, Medical Sciences Salaries

Average Base Pay

£99,012 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
See More Insights
Not enough salaries reported to show distribution
£67K
Median: £99K
£146K
See More Insights
Glassdoor Estimated Salary

Associate Director, Medical Sciences Career Path

Learn how to become an Associate Director, Medical Sciences, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

L9
Medical Manager Associate Director
£23,257/yr
L10
See Career Path

Associate Director, Medical Sciences Insights

Read what Associate Director, Medical Sciences professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Sarepta TherapeuticsSarepta Therapeutics
Executive Medical Director
16 Oct 2021

“There is one Head of Department that is by the far the worst manager I've observed in my career.”

J&Y Law FirmJ&Y Law Firm
Intake Manager
2 Oct 2021

“I have yet to have a bad experience here and I am going on 3 years.”

Takeda PharmaceuticalsTakeda Pharmaceuticals
Executive Medical Director
3 Jan 2022

“Big pharma with adequate resources and a bigger platform to grow your career”

Ethos Veterinary HealthEthos Veterinary Health
Regional Medical Director
28 Apr 2021

“I have worked at other large veterinary organizations and I am happy to say that Ethos is different (in a really good way)!”

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical CenterKingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
Medical Residency Coordinator
13 Dec 2020

“Working independately and great director to work for.”

International SOSInternational SOS
Medical Director
2 Jul 2021

“Great career opportunity and learning platform.”

Home Health CareHome Health Care
Hospice Medical Director
27 Oct 2021

“salary could be better but not bad”

UCB PharmaUCB Pharma
Medical Affairs
10 Jan 2021

“Good colleagues depending on your department”

See More

Associate Director, Medical Sciences Interviews

Related Careers

Administrative Assistant
£21,734
13% skills overlap
Registrar
£43,946
No skills overlap
Physician
£66,209
13% skills overlap
Physician Advisor
£49,306
25% skills overlap

Associate Director, Medical Sciences jobs

Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of an associate director of medical science

When working as an associate director of medical science, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are PharmD, Team Leadership, Writing, MD PhD and Interpersonal and Communication.

The most similar professions to associate director of medical science are:
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Registrar
  • Physician
  • Physician Advisor

The most common qualifications to become an associate director of medical science is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.